Quotes about Karma

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Do you believe in Karma? The idea is that what we do and put out into the world comes back to us. Do you let the idea of karma guide your actions? Do you worry when you do something that is out of character, that you will be paid back someday, in some way, with bad karma?

Karma is a powerful and important concept to live by, as it keeps us on the right path. Here are some powerful quotes about Karma that will hopefully give you the motivation to stay on the right track, and to live a life full of goodness.

Powerful Quotes About Karma and Life

“If you give a good thing to the world, then over time your karma will be good, and you’ll receive good.”

Russell Simmons

“There’s a natural law of karma that vindictive people, who go out of their way to hurt others, will end up broke and alone.”

Sylvester Stallone

“I believe in Karma. If the good is sown, the good is collected. When positive things are made, that returns well.”

Yannick Noah

“Karma moves in two directions. If we act virtuously, the seed we plant will result in happiness. If we act non-virtuously, suffering results.”

Saying Lipham

“I try to live with the idea that karma is a very real thing. So I put out what I want to get back.”

Megan Fox

“Still others commit all sorts of evil deeds, claiming karma doesn’t exist. They erroneously maintain that since everything is empty, committing evil isn’t wrong. Such persons fall into a hell of endless darkness with no hope of release. Those who are wise hold no such conception.”


“As long as karma exists, the world changes. There will always be karma to be taken care of.”

Nina Hagen

“Like gravity, karma is so basic we often don’t even notice it.”

Sakyong Mipham

“The law is simple. Every experience is repeated or suffered till you experience it properly and fully the first time.”

Ben Okri, Astonishing the Gods

“Contrary to popular misconception, karma has nothing to do with punishment and reward. It exists as part of our holographic universe’s binary or dualistic operating system only to teach us responsibility for our creations – and all things we experience are our creations.”

Sol Luckman

“Karma is a tricky thing. To serve Karma, one must repay good Karma to others. To serve Karma well, one must sometimes deliver bad Karma where it is due.”

M.R. Mathias

Inspirational Quotes about Karma

“If karma doesn’t catch up, God will surely pick up the slack.”

Anthony Liccione

“As she has planted, so does she harvest; such is the field of karma.”

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

“Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.”

Elbert Hubbard

“People pay for what they do, and still more, for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it simply: by the lives they lead.”

Edith Wharton

“Realize that everything connects to everything else.”

Leonardo Da Vinci

“Karma comes after everyone eventually. You can’t get away with screwing people over your whole life, I don’t care who you are. What goes around comes around. That’s how it works. Sooner or later the universe will serve you the revenge that you deserve.”

Jessica Brody

“You made your own bed, and now curse others for putting you there.”

Wesley Chu, The Lives of Tao


“There is no amount of bad karma that can compete with a contrite spirit and God’s forgiveness.”

Shannon L. Alder

“If you’re really a mean person you’re going to come back as a fly and eat poop.”

Kurt Cobain

“Don’t waste time on revenge. The people who hurt you will eventually face their own karma.”

Author Unknown

“What goes around comes back around.”

Author Unknown

“Do good and good will follow you.”

Author Unknown

“Karma bides it’s time. You will always have to watch out. Karma is unforgiving and always gets payback.”

Benjamin Bayani

“You cannot do harm to someone because someone has done harm to you. You will pay just like they will.”

Ericka Williams

“Karma, simply put, is an action for an action, good or bad.”

Stephen Richards

“No need for revenge. Just sit back and wait. Those who hurt you will eventually screw up themselves and if you’re lucky, God will let you watch.”

Author Unknown


 “You are free to choose, but you are not free from the consequence of your choice.”

Author Unknown

“Karma has a surprising way of taking care of situations. All you have to do is to sit back and watch.”

Author Unknown

“Every action has equal and opposite reaction. This is law of the universe and spares none. Wrong done and injustice inflicted is paid back in the same coin. No one has escaped justice of the universe. It is only a matter of time.”

Anil Sinha

“Most times, how you treat your children is how they grow up to treat you.”

Terry Mark

“Whatever you give to life, it gives you back. Do not hate anybody. The hatred which comes out from you will someday come back to you. Love others. And love will come back to you.”

Author Unknown

“How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.”

Wayne Dyer

“Nobody deserves misery but sometimes it’s just your turn.”

Author Unknown

“My actions are my only true belongings. I cannot escape the consequences of my actions. My actions are the ground upon which I stand.”

Thích Nhất Hạnh

“If you give a good thing to the world, then over time your karma will be good, and you’ll receive well.”

Russell Simmons

“According to the karma of past actions, one’s destiny unfolds, even though everyone wants to be so lucky.”

Sri Guru Grant Sahib

“Some of the best things that have ever happened to us wouldn’t have happened to us, if it weren’t for some of the worst things that have ever happened to us.”

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“The law of karma says that no matter what context I find myself in, it is neither my parents, nor my science teacher, nor the mailman, but I alone who have brought myself into this state because of my past actions. Instead of trapping me in a fatalistic snare, this gives me freedom. Because I alone have brought myself into my present condition, I myself, by working hard and striving earnestly, can reach the supreme state which is nirvana.”

Eknath Easwaran

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“One need not know one’s karma, but have faith in life to be able to keep on going. With faith one can let go and let things take its course, embrace life and merge with it. Because she is the way.”

Patricio Telman Chincocolo

More Quotes About Karma and Life

“Karma can be positive, neutral and negative! Those doing positive karma create abundance and leave something behind, with neutral you merely survive and with negative one, you leave a negative impact behind you.”

Sandeep Sahajpal

“Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.”

Elbert Hubbard

“Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.”

Tryon Edwards

“There are the waves and there is the wind, seen and unseen forces. Everyone has these same elements in their lives, the seen and unseen, karma and free will.”

Kuna Yin

“Whatever we do lays a seed in our deepest consciousness, and one day that seed will grow.”

Sakyong Mipham

“Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.”

Edwin Hubbel Chapin

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

Anne Frank

“If a householder moulds himself according to the circumstances just like nature moulds Herself according to seasons and performs his Karma then only shall he acquire happiness.”

Rig Veda

“Give up your selfishness, and you shall find peace; like water mingling with water, you shall merge in absorption.”

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

“Like gravity, karma is so basic we often don’t even notice it.”

Sakyong Mipham

“I’m a true believer in karma. You get what you give, whether it’s bad or good.”

Sandra Bullock

“You must acknowledge and experience this part of the universe. Karma is intricate, too vast. You would, with your limited human senses, consider it too unfair. But you have tools to really, truly love. Loving the children is very important. But love everyone as you would love your children.”

Kuan Yin

“People are entangled in the enjoyment of fine clothes, but gold and silver are only dust. They acquire beautiful horses and elephants, and ornate carriages of many kinds. They think of nothing else, and they forget all their relatives. They ignore their Creator; without the Name, they are impure.”

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

“When someone has a strong intuitive connection, Buddhism suggests that it’s because of karma, some past connection.”

Richard Gere

“Karma, ahhh. We sow what we reap… We reap what we sow! We reap what we sow. The law of cause and effect. And we are all under this law.”

Nina Hagen

“Karma is not just about the troubles, but also about surmounting them.”

Rick Springfield

“I would never disrespect any man, woman, chick or child out there. We’re all the same. What goes around comes around, and karma kicks us all in the butt in the end of the day.”

Angie Stone

“I never kill insects. If I see ants or spiders in the room, I pick them up and take them outside. Karma is everything.”

Holly Valance

“When you carry out acts of kindness you get a wonderful feeling inside. It is as though something inside your body responds and says, yes, this is how I ought to feel.”

Harold Kushner

“The life I touch for good or ill will touch another life, and that in turn another, until who knows where the trembling stops or in what far place my touch will be felt.”

Frederick Buechner


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